[R] RE: Venables & Ripley 3rd edition
Prof Brian Ripley
ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Wed Jun 16 16:04:16 CEST 1999
I have in my inbox a note saying books are expected in early August.
However, for R users there is relatively little advantage in the third
edition, except that almost everything works unchanged. The real advantages
of the third edition are for users of S-PLUS 5.x and 4.5/2000.
> From: Marc R. Feldesman
> To: guido at hal.stat.unipd.it; 'Guido Masarotto '; 'Maria Wolters '
> Cc: 'r-help at stat.math.ethz.ch '
> Sent: 6/6/99 9:29 AM
> Subject: RE: [R] R: question about vectors + for loop
> FWIW. Amazon.com is accepting orders, but after having placed an order
> last week, I received a note from Amazon.com (today, 6/5/99) telling me
> that the order was cancelled because they have no estimated delivery
> from the publisher.
> At 06:48 AM 6/6/1999 +1000, Venables, Bill (CMIS, Cleveland) wrote:
> >(This is actually about something that arose in Guido's
> >-----Original Message-----
> > ...and perhaps to some of the suggested reading
> > listed in the FAQ (the recommended one is
> > W. N. Venables and B. D. Ripley (1997),
> > "Modern Applied Statistics with S-PLUS.
> > Second Edition". Springer, ISBN 0-387-98214-0
> > Third edition is forthcoming (Brian Ripley can be
> > more precise) so my suggestion is to get a copy
> > from a library, not from a book shop)
> >That's a very kind recommendation and thanks.
> >Actually I doubt Brian Ripley, Bill Venables or even
> >Julius Springer himself can be more precise at this
> >stage. There was a very minor late change (at
> >Springer's request, so it had nothing to do with
> >content, only form) which has probably set back the
> >production process by a short time. If it comes out
> >in June it will be in late June and I think July is
> >now more likely. Amazon.com still has June 1999 as
> >the date, though, and are accepting orders.
> >Bill Venables.
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